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READ­INGS THIS WEEK

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Thurs­day, Au­gust 17

friends of the tPl, south ChaP­ter – an­nual Clear­anCe used book sale Cash only, all pro­ceeds sup­port Toronto Pub­lic Li­brary pro­grams. Aug 17-19, Thu 9:30 am-7 pm, Fri 9 am-7 pm, Sat 9 am-4 pm. Free ad­mis­sion, all items 10-50 cents. Beeton Hall. Toronto Ref­er­ence Li­brary, 789 Yonge. 416-397-5948, friendssouthchap­ter@ toron­top­ub­li­cli­brary.ca. Maya fuhr Launch party for Ve­gas. 6-9 pm. Soop Soop, 1315 Dun­das W. face­book.com/ events/113578905969820. Po­etry & MusC night Open mic night. 7-10 pm. $5. Queen Gallery, 382 Queen E. queen­gallery.ca.

Fri­day, Au­gust 18

Cherie diMa­line Book launch party for ñ

the Mar­row Thieves, along with poet Gregory Scofield and au­thor Farzana Doc­tor. Drag queen dance party to fol­low. 8 pm. Free. Glad Day Book­shop, 499 Church. 416709-6812, face­book.com/ events/255851154904264.

Satur­day, Au­gust 19

sCav­enger hunt Au­thor An­gela Misri leads kids through some of the best mys­tery books. Prizes for the quick­est clue hunters. 11 am. Free. Queen Books, 914 Queen E. face­book.com/events/1961425970758154.

Mon­day, Au­gust 21

sarah Mee­han-sirk Launch event for The Dead Hus­band Project. 6 pm. Free. Bur­dock, 1184 Bloor W. face­book.com/ events/1963826323900016. voiCes of to­day youth Po­etry fes­ti­val Friendly com­pe­ti­tion that em­pha­sizes self­ex­pres­sion and com­mu­nity-build­ing through spo­ken word po­etry, sto­ry­telling, work­shops and panel dis­cus­sions. Aug 2225. Free-$35. Sanderson Li­brary, 327 Bathurst, and other venues, see web­site for sched­ule and more info. voic­e­soft­o­day.ca.

Tues­day, Au­gust 22

art bar Po­etry se­ries Read­ings by Ka­teri Lan­thier, Philip Cairns, Sharon Good­ier. 8 pm. $5. Free Times Cafe, 320 Col­lege. art­bar.org.

Wed­nes­day, Au­gust 23

ru­Pert raJ Launch for Danc­ing The Dialec­tic: True Tales Of A Trans­gen­der. 8 pm. Free. Glad Day Book­shop, 499 Church. 416-9016600, face­book.com/ events/1720987218196748.

Thurs­day, Au­gust 24

ifoa @ the Cne Vin­cent Lam in­ter­views ñ

de­but nov­el­ist Ann Y.K Choi about Kay’s Lucky Coin Va­ri­ety. 6 pm. Free w/ CNE ad­mis­sion. Her­itage Court Gar­den Stage at Ex­hi­bi­tion Place, 200 Princes’. ifoa.org/events/ifoacne-2017.

Satur­day, Au­gust 26

the read­ing line 2017: don river edi­tion Lit­er­ary fes­ti­val on two wheels with a mul­ti­stop group bi­cy­cle tour through the ravine sys­tem and read­ings by Alissa York, Cather­ine Her­nan­dez and oth­ers. 11 am-4 pm. Free. Chil­dren’s Peace Theatre, 305 Dawes. eventbrite.ca/e/35850043445.

Tues­day, Au­gust 29

art bar Po­etry se­ries Read­ings by Scott Wil­liams, Dan Szczesny and Robert Priest. 8 pm. $5. Free Times Cafe, 320 Col­lege. art­bar.org. shab-e she’r (Po­etry night) liv Di­verse po­etry read­ing and open-mic se­ries, with po­ets Puneet Dutt and Justin Lau­zon and host Bänoo Zan. 7 pm. $5. St. Stephen-in-the-Fields Church, 103 Belle­vue. face­book.com/events/ 112513299402596. stan ro­gal Book launch for There Goes The Neigh­bour­hood. 7-9 pm. Free. Type Books, 883 Queen W. type­books. ca/posts/ 292.

Ann Y.K. Choi talks at the CNE on Au­gust 24.

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